AllFreeCrochetAfghanPatterns.com

Menu

Free Offer
8 Crochet Ideas for Crochet Throws, Simple Crochet Patterns, and Crochet Blanket Patterns

Discover fresh patterns for throws, blankets, and more for your pattern library! From easy crochet throws to delicate crochet blanket patterns, this FREE eBook has a little bit of everything for the modern crocheter.

Bonus: Get our newsletter & special offers for free. We will not share or sell your email address. View our Privacy Policy

Positively Patriotic Americ-ghan

Get your USA spirit on with the Positively Patriotic Americ-ghan. When it comes to easy crochet patterns, this one is at the top of our list for the 4th of July. Spread out this glorious crochet afghan outside and use it as a picnic blanket! Using the simple double crochet stitch, crocheting it will be a breeze. If you're looking for Fourth of July crochet patterns, this patchwork beauty is sure to fit the bill.

Easy

Crochet HookI/9 or 5.5 mm hook

Yarn Weight(4) Medium Weight/Worsted Weight and Aran (16-20 stitches to 4 inches)

Materials:

  • RED HEART® “Super Saver®”: 2 skeins each of 376 Burgundy A, 385 Royal B and 311 White C.
  • Crochet Hook: 5.5 mm [US I-9]
  • Yarn Needle

Size: Throw is 44” x 58”

Gauge: Motif = 6¾’’ square. CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size hook to obtain the gauge.

NOTE: Following Color Sequence Chart for color placement, make 8 each Motifs 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6.

Abbreviations: A, B, C= color A, B, C; ch= chain; dc= double crochet; mm = millimeters; sc= single crochet; st(s)= stitch(es); [ ]= work directions in brackets the number of times specified; *or** = repeat whatever follows the * or ** as indicated.
 

THROW:

Motif
With round 1 color, ch 3 and join with a slip st in first ch to form a ring.

Round 1 (right side): Ch 4 (counts as dc, ch 2), [dc, ch 2] 7 times in ring; join with slip st in 2nd ch of beginning ch-4—8 ch-2 spaces. Fasten off.

Round 2: With right side facing, join C with a slip st in any ch-2 space, ch 2, dc in same space, *ch 1, 2 dc in next ch-2 space, ch 1, (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in next ch-2 space; repeat from * twice, ch 1, 2 dc in next ch-2 space, ch 1, 2 dc in beginning corner space, ch 2; join with a slip st in top of beginning ch-2. Fasten off.

Round 3:With right side facing, join next color in sequence with a slip st in ch-2 corner space opposite last joining, ch2, dc in same space, *[ch 1, 2 dc in next ch-1 space] twice, ch 1**, (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in next corner space; repeat from* around, ending last repeat at **, 2 dc in beginning ch-2 corner space, ch 2; join with a slip st in top of beginning ch-2. Fasten off.

Round 4: With right side facing, join C with a slip st in any ch-2 space, ch 2, dc in same space, ch 1, *[2 dc in nex tch-1 space, ch 1] across to next corner ch-2 space**, (2dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in next corner space, ch 1; repeat from *around, ending last repeat at **, 2 dc in beginning ch-2 corner space, ch 2; join with a slip st in top of beginning ch-2. Fasten off.

Round 5: With right side facing, join next color in sequence in any ch-2 corner space, repeat round 4.

Round 6: With right side facing, join C in any ch-2 corner space opposite last joining, ch 2, dc in same space, ch1, *[2 dc in next ch-1 space, ch 1] across to next corner ch-2 space**, (2 dc, ch 3, 2 dc) in next corner space, ch1; repeat from * around, ending last repeat at **, 2 dc in beginning ch-2 corner space, ch 2; join with a slip st in top of beginning ch-2. Fasten off leaving an 18” sewing length.

ASSEMBLY: Positively Patriotic Americ-ghan

Weave in ends. With yarn needle and C, sew motifs together following assembly diagram for placement.

Border

Round 1: With right side facing, join B with a slip st in any ch-2 corner space, ch 2, dc in same space, *ch 1, [2 dc in next ch-1 space, ch 1] across to next corner**, (2 dc, ch 3,2 dc) in ch-2 corner space; repeat from * around, ending last repeat at **, 2 dc in beginning corner space, dc in top of beginning ch-2 instead of last ch-2 space.

Round 2: Ch 2, dc in beginning space, *ch 1, [2 dc in next ch-1 space, ch 1] across to next corner**, (2 dc, ch 3, 2dc) in ch-2 corner space; repeat from * around, ending last repeat at **, 2 dc in beginning corner space, ch 2; join with a slip st in top of beginning ch-2. Fasten off.

Round 3: With right side facing, join C with a slip st in any ch-2 corner space, ch 1, sc in same space, *[sc in next ch-1 space, ch 2] across to next corner**, (sc, ch 3, sc) in next ch-2 corner space, ch 2; repeat from * around, ending last repeat at **, sc in beginning ch-3 space, ch 2; join with a slip st in beginning sc. Fasten off.

Round 4: With right side facing, join A with a slip st in any ch-3 corner space, ch 1, sc in same space, *[sc in nextch-2 space, ch 3] across to next corner**, (sc, ch 4, sc) inch-3 corner space, ch 3; repeat from * around, ending last repeat at **, sc in beginning corner space, ch 3; join with a slip st in beginning sc. Fasten off.

FINISHING:

Weave in ends.

 

Your Recently Viewed Projects

Love these projects? Get MORE delivered to your Inbox – FREE Click Here!

I have not made this yet so I cannot rate it.

Include a Photo Include a Photo

Click the button above or drag and drop images onto the button. You can upload two images.

Cancel Reply to Comment

Thanks for your comment. Don't forget to share!

Close

Report Inappropriate Comment

Are you sure you would like to report this comment? It will be flagged for our moderators to take action.

Thank you for taking the time to improve the content on our site.

Project of the Day

Cranberry Basketweave Throw

Say hello to the Cranberry Basketweave Throw. When it comes to keeping cozy this autumn and winter, this basketweave pattern will… See more

Something worth saving?

Register now for FREE to:

  • SAVE all your favorite patterns
  • ADD personal notes
  • QUICKLY reference your patterns

 

Connect With Us

Facebook Google Plus Twitter Pinterest
Blog Email RSS

About Us Advertise Contact Us FAQ Keyword Index Privacy Policy Subscribe Share Your Project Unsubscribe Terms of Service

---- 1 ----

close

Images from other crafters

There are currently no images from other crafters.